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The 2021 New Works Festival

The 2021 New Works Festival

The Cohen New Works Festival is a biennial celebration of new, bold, risk-taking, future-thinking, cutting-edge, no-holds-barred, adjective-filled, original performance! The festival welcomes and encourages artists from any discipline to join us in a week-long celebration of student-led performance.

The Cohen New Works Festival 2021 

April 12-16, 2021

Due to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Cohen New Works Festival will be presented as an entirely virtual experience. 

The 2021 New Works Festival Executive Committee (EXCOMM) 

VIEW THE COMPLETE LIST OF PROJECTS HERE

The 2021 FESTIVAL GUIDE

View the festival guide as an accessible PDF here (Download via external link). 

The Cohen New Works Festival LIVE

View the complete schedule of events for each New Works Festival channel, including performances, panel discussions and opening/closing ceremonies.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The Cohen New Works Festival will be streaming across two channels. Please refer to the schedule of events for specific programming.
INTERACT WITH THE FESTIVAL

Learn more about individual projects and access exclusive resources to dig deeper into The 2021 Cohen New Works Festival.

INTERACT WITH THE FESTIVAL
Excited about the Festival? Please consider donating to help support The 2021 Cohen New Works Festival, the largest student-driven collegiate arts festival in the country. Your support will help fund the next generation of artists and performers as well as the continuous process of creating new work. 

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New Works in the News

Student-Run Arts Festival Showcases Student Talent in 33 New Experimental Works - UT News 


Ensuring the safety of our students, faculty, staff and guests is our top priority. The department, in alignment with The University of Texas at Austin, has generated safety guidelines for performance, rehearsals and meetings. To learn more about the safety protocols for the Department of Theatre and Dance, visit our COVID-19 Production Safety Protocols page HERE

Dates, times and titles are subject to change.

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